radio astronomy

Ian Molton spyro at armlinux.org
Fri Jun 14 04:02:39 PDT 2002


On Thu, 13 Jun 2002 19:43:40 -0600
"Rob 'Feztaa' Park" <feztaa at shaw.ca> wrote:

> > Hi.
> > 
> > Im hoping to do some amateur radio astronomy using a satellite dish
> > I found in the back yard and linux.
> > 
> > the LNB on the dish is a 9.75 GHz type.
> > 
> > anyone got any experience / ideas?
> 
> I always wondered how you would go about hooking a satellite dish up
> to your computer. I mean, it's not like those things are USB (is it?).

well, the theory is simple - hook the dish  up to a detector and then
put the audio output of the detector into your soundcard.

in practice, it might not be so simple...
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